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Police arrested Bangladesh Nationalist Party vice-chairman Major (retired) Hafiz Uddin Ahmed in Dhaka city on Saturday.
Pallabi police station officer-in-charge Nazrul Islam told New Age, ‘He is now in our custody.’
The Rapid Action Battalion handed him over to us at 2-30:00pm, Nazrul added.
Nazrul confirmed that the Bangladesh Nationalist Party leader was arrested under the Digital Security Act.
The Nationalist Party chairperson’s press wing member Shamsuddin Dider, quoting Hafiz’s family members, told New Age that members of the law enforcement agencies picked him up after he had landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 11:15am.
He said that the opposition leader arrived at the Dhaka airport by a flight from Singapore.
After picking him up, the officer said, Hafiz was handed over to the police and the family was able to trace him at the Pallabi police station at night.
He said that Major Hafiz was scheduled to go to Barishal after reaching Dhaka.
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